Category Archives: Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace

Winner of Falling Walls Engage 2018

Francesca Fragcoudi, PI of Columba Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace was one of two winners of the Falling Walls Engage for 2018. Falling Walls Engage is an international platform for all forms of science engagement, hosted by Falling Walls in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. Its goal is to showcase successful science engagement projects from […]

Final report

“Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace” is a joint astronomy outreach project by GalileoMobile and the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) which takes place on the island of Cyprus. The project aims to inspire young people, through astronomy, to be curious about science and the cosmos, while also using astronomy as a tool for promoting […]

Update: November workshops

Columba Hypatia organized more activities in the week of Nov 20-26. Activities that paired up two more schools from north and south of the border in Cyprus,in Famagusta and Ayia Napa on the 22nd and 24th of November Public talk: Small to Large Scales in the Universe An event for youths (13-18 year olds) from […]

Columba-Hypatia at the Cyprus Friendship Program Camp

For the fifth consecutive year, the Cyprus Friendship Programme  (CFP) organised a one-week summer camp for Turkish- and Greek-Cypriot 15-18 year olds. The teenagers had the opportunity to live alongside each other and participate in workshops, games and activities together. This year there were 48 campers, approximately 50-50 from each side and about half and […]

Update: Bi-communal workshops

Since the start of 2017 the “Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace” project – by GalileoMobile and the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research – has carried out bicommunal astronomy activities with teenagers from all over Cyprus at the Home for Cooperation, carried out two public outreach evenings for the public and has reached five primary schools across the […]